Between swing and blues musical numbers, the story of comedian Lem Anderson, whose long-awaited chance to act dramatically vanishes when he witnesses a mob killing and is forced to leave town. Lem becomes a wanderer, then an alcoholic. Finally a chance to play Othello draws him back to Harlem. - IMDB Description ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Musical, Movie Powder, avi
This is an unusual film about a mad doctor who keeps a monster in the basement. It's unusual for two reasons, one being the mad doctor is a woman, which was strange for the time, and the other was the fact that the film had an all-black cast, which was also unusual, especially for this kind of movie. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: horror, sci-fi, mad doctor
Another chance to get some goodies at the snack bar before the next movie. A full intermsission show. Suggestion: insert this clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: drive-in, intermission
Manhattan Tower 1932 This is a partially restored version of a public domain movie Manhattan Tower, an entertaining depression era film. The movie has several intertwined stories about some workers in this office building. Manhattan tower is a movie which has many modern resonances in the twenty first century. The theme of crooked businessmen, industrial failures, and common people being cheated is familiar and all too real after the Enron affair. It has a heart warming romance, some comedy,... ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Empire State Building, Clay Clement, Mary Brian, Irene Rich, James Hall, Hale HAmilton, Noel...
Olive Oyl is the femme fatale with a valuable, green, glowing jewel in need of protection. Popeye plays private eye and saves the day. Animation by Tom Johnson and Frank Endres. Story by I. Klein. Music by Winston Sharples. Produced in 1954. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: popeye, cartoon, animation
This is pure noir. Lizabeth Scott and Arthur Kennedy are a couple who receive a satchel full of money that was intended for someone else (Dan Duryea). He wants to turn the cash over to the authorities; she wants to keep it---no matter what the consequenses: "Jane, Jane, what's happening to us---what's happening. The money sits down there in an old leather bag and yet it's tearing us apart. It's poison, Jane. It's changing you, it's changing both of us." "Chances like this are... ( 15 reviews ) Topics: noir, suspense, murder, crime